pineapple- a powerhouse of health benefits

Pineapple – a powerhouse of health benefits

Pineapple – a Powerhouse of Health Benefits   Pineapple is probably the most popular tropical fruit – after bananas. But unlike bananas, most of us aren’t in the habit of adding them to the weekly shopping list. Maybe it’s because we don’t notice them at the…

white bread

What’s Wrong with White Bread?

What’s wrong with white bread?   We’re used to having white bread around – our children demand it, in restaurants (and schools) it’s often it’s the only option and many of us just can’t seem to resist the appeal of a freshly baked baguette. We…

Avocado Nutrition Facts

Avocados- packed full of nutrients

AVOCADO Avocados sometimes get a bad rap because they are relatively high in fat and calories. But avocados are also a powerful superfood that’s packed full of nutrients. Here are a few facts to remind you why you should be eating them regularly: They help…


Our favourite summer herb- Basil

BASIL Aside from being the main ingredient in pesto, the fragrant leaves of the basil plant can be used to provide delicious seasoning to many other recipes. This versatile herb contains many phytochemicals with important disease preventing and health promoting properties. Basil leaves contain essential…

Bell Peppers

Bell Peppers Nutritional Facts

Bell Peppers Bell peppers come in a wide range of vibrant colors ranging from green, red, yellow, orange, purple, brown to black. They all belong to the nightshade family, which also includes potatoes, tomatoes and aubergines. Bell peppers are available all year long, but they…

Almond Milk- Nutrition Facts

Almond Milk Nutrition Facts Almond milk makes a great alternative to cow’s milk because it contains more nutrients than any other alternative milk like rice, oat or soy. It’s especially useful if you’re lactose intolerant or allergic to soy. It is also low in calories….

Tomatoes- nutrition

Tomatoes Nutrition Facts

Tomatoes are a hot topic in health news and nutrition because of their high content of lycopene – the important antioxidant that gives tomatoes their red colour and helps mop up damaging free radicals. Not only does lycopene appear to protect men from prostate cancer…